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Silvertown Quays

The Royal Docks theme continues with a brief post about the proposals for Silvertown Quays. The site is largely empty with the exception of the industrial buildings and a grain silo that once served the flour milling industry. 95 more words


USA: Tim Scarlett on Urban Exploration

“ Urban Exploration ‘Urban explorers’ indulge a fascination for abandoned buildings. Even those who break in to derelict buildings “for generally benign purposes” can hurt efforts to preserve the properties if communities fear …” 8 more words

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UK: Campaigners Vow To Fight Gasworks Demolition in Bethnal Green

The National Grid plans to turn old Victorian gasworks into 14,000 homes, but some say the Industrial Age relics should be kept.

See it on Scoop.it, via Industrial Heritage

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UK: The 10 greatest English railway stations

“Not only for their engineering feats are the railways of the United Kingdom remarkable,” wrote Sir John Betjeman, “but also for the architecture of their stations.” The poet would be delighted that English Heritage has revealed its choice of 10… 8 more words

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